In Summary

  • Mr Jirongo had in court papers admitted receiving a Sh100 million friendly loan last August from Mr Atwoli which was payable in 50 days, with additional Sh10 million interest.

  • Mr Atwoli has said he is shocked to read in Mr Jirongo’s defence that he purports to have borrowed on behalf of his company that is already under receivership.

Central Organisation of Trade Unions secretary-general Francis Atwoli wants former Lugari MP Cyrus Jirongo compelled to pay him Sh110 million owed.

Mr Atwoli also wants a defence filed by Mr Jirongo struck out on grounds that it is a sham, frivolous, misconceived and lacking in merit.

“The court should enter judgment in my favour given Mr Jirongo has admitted the claim I have made against him,” Mr Atwoli in court papers.

Mr Jirongo had in court papers admitted receiving a Sh100 million friendly loan last August from Mr Atwoli which was payable in 50 days, with additional Sh10 million interest.

RECOVER DEBT

Mr Jirongo, however, stated that the agreement had provided that the money would be recovered from the debt Nairobi County owes him.

“Though Kuza Farms and Allied Ltd is owed Sh250 million, the said amount has not been paid and I am not to blame for the delay and default by the Nairobi City County in remitting the money,” said Mr Jirongo in court papers.

Mr Atwoli has said he is shocked to read in Mr Jirongo’s defence that he purports to have borrowed on behalf of his company that is already under receivership.

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